oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - The perennial fascination of Marxism
|Article Title||The perennial fascination of Marxism|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Anglican theological education in Argentina & member of the Latin American Theological Fraternay|
|Publication Date||Aug 1978|
|Pages||36 - 45|
|Keyword(s)||Anti-Communist propaganda, Christian deviation, Critique of ideologies, Cultural situations, Embryonic criticism, Heterodoxy, Ideological issues, Orthodoxy, Radical political programme and Socialist solutions|
At a camp for young people near Argentina's second city, Rosario, I was one of the speakers, as amongst other things, a student of Marxism. Although the subject I was developing was certain aspects of Paul's theology, right at the beginning of the question time which followed a young girl student of law asked why it was that Marxism exercised such an influence on succeeding generations of people, particularly the young. How could we account for its great power of attraction and how should Christians respond to this phenomenom?
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